The Best Movies of 1998   (144) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1998, # 66 Overall Saving Private Ryan 1998 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 2 for 1998, # 233 Overall The Celebration 1998 Vinterberg, Thomas Denmark / Sweden D
# 3 for 1998, # 360 Overall Shakespeare in Love 1998 Madden, John USA / UK BD
# 4 for 1998, # 422 Overall Happiness 1998 Solondz, Todd USA Y
# 5 for 1998, # 424 Overall The Thin Red Line 1998 Malick, Terrence Canada / USA BDS
# 6 for 1998, # 471 Overall Run Lola Run 1998 Tykwer, Tom Germany BD
# 7 for 1998, # 474 Overall Central Station 1998 Salles, Walter Brazil / France Y
# 8 for 1998, # 687 Overall Rushmore 1998 Anderson, Wes USA BDS
# 9 for 1998, # 742 Overall The Truman Show 1998 Weir, Peter USA BD
# 10 for 1998, # 770 Overall The Idiots 1998 von Trier, Lars Denmark / Sweden / France / Netherlands / Italy
# 11 for 1998, # 815 Overall The Dreamlife of Angels 1998 Zonca, Erick France D
# 12 for 1998, # 831 Overall Ring 1998 Nakata, Hideo Japan D
# 13 for 1998, # 894 Overall Elizabeth 1998 Kapur, Shekhar UK BD
# 14 for 1998, # 976 Overall The Big Lebowski 1998 Coen, Joel / Coen, Ethan USA / UK BDS
# 15 for 1998, # 1120 Overall Gods and Monsters 1998 Condon, Bill UK / USA Y
# 16 for 1998, # 1151 Overall There's Something About Mary 1998 Farrelly, Bobby / Farrelly, Peter USA BD
# 17 for 1998, # 1199 Overall Out of Sight 1998 Soderbergh, Steven USA D
# 18 for 1998, # 1360 Overall Bulworth 1998 Beatty, Warren USA DS
# 19 for 1998, # 1391 Overall The Opposite of Sex 1998 Roos, Don USA Y
# 20 for 1998, # 1436 Overall A Simple Plan 1998 Raimi, Sam France / UK / Germany / USA / Japan YS
# 21 for 1998, # 1458 Overall After Life 1998 Koreeda, Hirokazu Japan D
# 22 for 1998, # 1529 Overall The General 1998 Boorman, John UK / Ireland Y
# 23 for 1998, # 1608 Overall Autumn Tale 1998 Rohmer, Eric France V
# 24 for 1998, # 1696 Overall Cabaret Balkan 1998 Paskaljevic, Goran Fed Rep of Yugoslavia / Rep of Macedonia / France / Greece / Turkey Y
# 25 for 1998, # 1698 Overall Lovers of the Arctic Circle 1998 Medem, Julio Spain / France D
# 26 for 1998, # 1724 Overall My Name Is Joe 1998 Loach, Ken Spain / Italy / France / UK / Germany
# 27 for 1998, # 1778 Overall a bug's life 1998 Lasseter, John / Stanton, Andrew USA BDS
# 28 for 1998, # 1781 Overall Pi 1998 Aronofsky, Darren USA DS
# 29 for 1998, # 1949 Overall Buffalo '66 1998 Gallo, Vincent USA DS
# 30 for 1998, # 2040 Overall Hilary and Jackie 1998 Tucker, Anand UK D
# 31 for 1998, # 2075 Overall Primary Colors 1998 Nichols, Mike France / UK / Germany / USA / Japan Y
# 32 for 1998, # 2115 Overall Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train 1998 Chéreau, Patrice France D
# 33 for 1998, # 2135 Overall Dark City 1998 Proyas, Alex USA BDS
# 34 for 1998, # 2156 Overall Croupier 1998 Hodges, Mike France / UK / Germany / Ireland Y
# 35 for 1998, # 2175 Overall The Horse Whisperer 1998 Redford, Robert USA BD
# 36 for 1998, # 2192 Overall The Last Days 1998 Moll, James USA D
# 37 for 1998, # 2228 Overall Tango 1998 Saura, Carlos Spain / Argentina YS
# 38 for 1998, # 2235 Overall High Art 1998 Cholodenko, Lisa Canada / USA Y
# 39 for 1998, # 2247 Overall Pleasantville 1998 Ross, Gary USA BD
# 40 for 1998, # 2251 Overall Slam 1998 Levin, Marc USA Y
# 41 for 1998, # 2258 Overall A Civil Action 1998 Zaillian, Steven USA DS
# 42 for 1998, # 2273 Overall 42: Forty Two Up 1998 Apted, Michael UK D
# 43 for 1998, # 2279 Overall Mulan 1998 Cook, Barry / Bancroft, Tony USA BDS
# 44 for 1998, # 2306 Overall Black Cat White Cat 1998 Kusturica, Emir France / Germany / Fed Rep of Yugoslavia Y
# 45 for 1998, # 2324 Overall Histoire(s) du cinéma 1998 Godard, Jean-Luc France / Switzerland
# 46 for 1998, # 2326 Overall The Apple 1998 Makhmalbaf, Samira Iran / France
# 47 for 1998, # 2343 Overall Love Is the Devil 1998 Maybury, John UK / France / Japan DS
# 48 for 1998, # 2365 Overall Sombre 1998 Grandrieux, Philippe France
# 49 for 1998, # 2381 Overall The Mighty 1998 Chelsom, Peter USA D
# 50 for 1998, # 2413 Overall Under the Sun 1998 Nutley, Colin Sweden Y
# 51 for 1998, # 2423 Overall The Power of Kangwon Province 1998 Hong, Sang-soo South Korea D
# 52 for 1998, # 2428 Overall Dancing at Lughnasa 1998 O'Connor, Pat Ireland / UK / USA Y
# 53 for 1998, # 2429 Overall The Dinner Game 1998 Veber, Francis France D
# 53 for 1998, # 2429 Overall One True Thing 1998 Franklin, Carl USA DS
# 53 for 1998, # 2429 Overall Paul Taylor: Dancemaker 1998 Diamond, Matthew USA D
# 54 for 1998, # 2442 Overall The Negotiator 1998 Gray, F. Gary Germany / USA BDS
# 55 for 1998, # 2444 Overall Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998 Ritchie, Guy UK BDS
# 56 for 1998, # 2445 Overall New Rose Hotel 1998 Ferrara, Abel USA Y
# 57 for 1998, # 2458 Overall Place Vendôme 1998 Garcia, Nicole France D
# 58 for 1998, # 2478 Overall The Red Violin 1998 Girard, François Canada / Italy / UK DS
# 59 for 1998, # 2480 Overall Armageddon 1998 Bay, Michael USA BD
# 59 for 1998, # 2480 Overall The Man in the Iron Mask 1998 Wallace, Randall UK BD
# 60 for 1998, # 2492 Overall West Beirut 1998 Doueiri, Ziad France / Norway / Lebanon / Belgium Y
# 61 for 1998, # 2493 Overall Babe: Pig in the City 1998 Miller, George Australia / USA Y
# 62 for 1998, # 2516 Overall The Cremaster Cycle 1998 Barney, Matthew USA / France / UK
# 62 for 1998, # 2516 Overall The Faculty 1998 Rodriguez, Robert USA DS
# 62 for 1998, # 2516 Overall Of Freaks and Men 1998 Balabanov, Aleksey Russia D
# 62 for 1998, # 2516 Overall Slums of Beverly Hills 1998 Jenkins, Tamara USA DS
# 63 for 1998, # 2519 Overall Following 1998 Nolan, Christopher UK BD
# 63 for 1998, # 2519 Overall Kirikou and the Sorceress 1998 Ocelot, Michel France / Belgium / Luxembourg D
# 63 for 1998, # 2519 Overall Velvet Goldmine 1998 Haynes, Todd UK / USA DS
# 64 for 1998, # 2558 Overall Eternity and a Day 1998 Angelopoulos, Theo Greece / France / Italy D
# 65 for 1998, # 2562 Overall The Grandfather 1998 Garci, José Luis Spain Y
# 66 for 1998, # 2569 Overall The Way We Laughed 1998 Amelio, Gianni Italy Y
# 67 for 1998, # 2572 Overall Show Me Love 1998 Moodysson, Lukas Sweden / Denmark D
# 68 for 1998, # 2573 Overall Antz 1998 Darnell, Eric / Johnson, Tim USA DS
# 68 for 1998, # 2573 Overall Beloved 1998 Demme, Jonathan USA DS
# 68 for 1998, # 2573 Overall Down in the Delta 1998 Angelou, Maya USA DS
# 68 for 1998, # 2573 Overall The Prince of Egypt 1998 Hickner, Steve / Wells, Simon / Chapman, Brenda USA DS
# 68 for 1998, # 2573 Overall A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 Ivory, James France / UK / USA S
# 69 for 1998, # 2583 Overall Black Dog 1998 Hooks, Kevin USA / UK / France / Germany / Japan DS
# 69 for 1998, # 2583 Overall Enemy of the State 1998 Scott, Tony USA BDS
# 69 for 1998, # 2583 Overall Halloween H20: 20 Years Later 1998 Miner, Steve USA D
# 69 for 1998, # 2583 Overall Rush Hour 1998 Ratner, Brett USA BDS
# 69 for 1998, # 2583 Overall Soldier 1998 Anderson, Paul W.S. UK / USA DS
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall Hurlyburly 1998 Drazan, Anthony USA Y
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall I Giardini dell'Eden 1998 D'Alatri, Alessandro Italy
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall I Piccoli maestri 1998 Luchetti, Daniele Italy
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall La Nube 1998 Solanas, Fernando E. France / Argentina Y
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall L'Albero delle pere 1998 Archibugi, Francesca Italy
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall Rounders 1998 Dahl, John USA BD
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall The Silence 1998 Makhmalbaf, Mohsen Iran / Tajikistan / France Y
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall Terminus paradis 1998 Pintilie, Lucian France / Romania
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall Tráfico 1998 Botelho, João Portugal / France / Denmark
# 70 for 1998, # 2590 Overall Voleur de vie 1998 Angelo, Yves France
# 71 for 1998, # 2594 Overall Your Friends & Neighbors 1998 LaBute, Neil USA D
# 72 for 1998, # 2599 Overall Besieged 1998 Bertolucci, Bernardo Italy / UK Y
# 73 for 1998, # 2600 Overall The Mask of Zorro 1998 Campbell, Martin USA / Mexico BDS
# 73 for 1998, # 2600 Overall Patch Adams 1998 Shadyac, Tom USA BY
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# 73 for 1998, # 2600 Overall The Polish Bride 1998 Traïdia, Karim Netherlands
# 73 for 1998, # 2600 Overall Still Crazy 1998 Gibson, Brian UK Y
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy 1998 Arnold, Martin Austria
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall Circle's Short Circuit 1998 Stracke, Caspar USA / Germany
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall Divorce Iranian Style 1998 Longinotto, Kim / Mir-Hosseini, Ziba UK
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall The Hole 1998 Tsai, Ming-liang Taiwan / France Y
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall I Stand Alone 1998 Noé, Gaspar France Y
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall Inquietude 1998 de Oliveira, Manoel Portugal / France / Spain / Switzerland
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall Khrustalyov, My Car! 1998 German, Aleksei Russia / France
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall Mr. Zhao 1998 Lu, Yue Hong Kong / China
# 74 for 1998, # 2603 Overall The Newton Boys 1998 Linklater, Richard USA Y
# 75 for 1998, # 2606 Overall Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 Gilliam, Terry USA BDS
# 76 for 1998, # 2608 Overall The Farm: Life Inside Angola Prison 1998 Garbus, Liz / Rideau, Wilbert / Stack, Jonathan USA
# 76 for 1998, # 2608 Overall Frat House 1998 Gurland, Andrew / Phillips, Todd USA
# 77 for 1998, # 2611 Overall Class Trip 1998 Miller, Claude France Y
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Claire Dolan 1998 Kerrigan, Lodge H. USA / France D
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Dangerous Beauty 1998 Herskovitz, Marshall USA DS
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall God Said, 'Ha!' 1998 Sweeney, Julia USA D
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall He Got Game 1998 Lee, Spike USA DS
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall The Last Days of Disco 1998 Stillman, Whit USA BD
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Living Out Loud 1998 LaGravenese, Richard USA DS
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Return to Paradise 1998 Ruben, Joseph USA DS
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Savior 1998 Antonijevic, Predrag USA D
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Such a Long Journey 1998 Gunnarsson, Sturla UK / Canada V
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall What Dreams May Come 1998 Ward, Vincent USA BDS
# 78 for 1998, # 2612 Overall Zero Effect 1998 Kasdan, Jake USA DS
# 79 for 1998, # 2618 Overall 1998 Lepage, Robert Canada
# 79 for 1998, # 2618 Overall The Noel Coward Trilogy 1998 unknown UK D
# 79 for 1998, # 2618 Overall Praise 1998 Curran, John Australia D
# 79 for 1998, # 2618 Overall Safe Men 1998 Hamburg, John USA D
# 80 for 1998, # 2621 Overall The Boys 1998 Woods, Rowan Australia
# 81 for 1998, # 2630 Overall Waking Ned Devine 1998 Jones, Kirk UK / France / USA DS
# 82 for 1998, # 2641 Overall Flowers of Shanghai 1998 Hou, Hsiao-hsien Taiwan Y
# 83 for 1998, # 2642 Overall Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl 1998 Chen, Joan Hong Kong / USA / Taiwan
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall Bloody Angels 1998 Julsrud, Karin Norway
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall Dance Me to My Song 1998 de Heer, Rolf Australia
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall The Interview 1998 Monahan, Craig Australia D
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall Little Voice 1998 Herman, Mark UK DS
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall Ronin 1998 Frankenheimer, John UK / USA BDS
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall The Siege 1998 Zwick, Edward USA BDS
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall Sliding Doors 1998 Howitt, Peter UK / USA DS
# 84 for 1998, # 2646 Overall Surrender Dorothy 1998 DiNovis, Kevin USA
# 85 for 1998, # 2655 Overall Ferocious Saint Lord of Gobi 1998 Nyamgavaa, I. Mongolia
NR Deep Impact 1998 Leder, Mimi USA BDS
NR Godzilla 1998 Emmerich, Roland USA BDS
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack